...they rejected the partition of it in such a way that the Jews, who owned 5.8 percent of the land, would receive more than 50 percent, and that would have given Jews sovereignty over a territory with roughly equal numbers of Jews and Palestinians. It is clear from Zionist archival records that they only accepted the partition plan because they knew Arabs would reject it, and that it would be a temporary solution until the could, one way, or another, become the absolute rulers over the whole thing.
Israeli High Court orders Israel to return bodies of Palestinians killed at Qalandiyah (Haaretz)
from the article: Settler council: Netanyahu's West Bank pullout plan radiates panic
Palestinians report four people wounded, including three children, in Israeli airstrikes before dawn on Thursday. Israel said its attacks were in response to mortar fire at IDF soldiers.10:47 05.05.16 | 4 comments
Critics blame the emotional trauma inflicted on teenagers, the high cost imposed on parents, and the nationalist message at the expense of universal values.10:56 05.05.16 | 0 comments